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May 14, 2021
Report: Barcelona eyeing summer moves for Aguero, Depay

Barcelona are gearing up for a busy summer that could feature numerous notable arrivals at the Camp Nou. The Catalan side has been in contact with representatives for Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero and Lyon star Memphis Depay, report ESPN FC’s Sam Marsden and Moises Llorens. Completing a deal for at least one of the…

May 6, 2021
Real Madrid's rebuild is overdue, but should Zidane be trusted with it?

It took until the eighth minute for Sergio Ramos to do Sergio Ramos things. The Spaniard strutted down his well-trodden path between excellent defending and grievous bodily harm as he disregarded the ball and shoved Timo Werner aside, letting possession roll into the hands of Thibaut Courtois and the Chelsea forward crash into the advertising…

May 6, 2021
8 thoughts from this week's Champions League action

The Champions League final is set. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from this week’s semifinal action and examine the significance of those events going into the showpiece match between Manchester City and Chelsea. Pep’s un-Pep-like defense Blocking a shot in the 55th minute wouldn’t normally be followed by a chest-bumping hug and bestial…

April 21, 2021
Fans target owners, VAR in government-backed 'overhaul' of English football

The Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) and the U.K. government are overseeing an extensive review of football in England and Wales designed to put fans at the center of the sport’s governance. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur were set to join the European Super League until they bowed to fan pressure…

March 15, 2021
Ronaldo claims world scoring record, but will others dispute it?

Cristiano Ronaldo is laying claim to the world scoring record after notching the 768th, 769th, and 770th goals of his career during Juventus’ 3-1 win over Cagliari on Sunday. But some clubs and retired players may question his achievement. The 36-year-old said he recognized Pele’s goal tally as 767 across club and international play, and…

March 10, 2021
10-man Porto eliminate Juventus on away goals after extra-time madness

Just when it seemed inevitable that Juventus would score the goal they needed to progress and avoid yet another humiliating exit from the Champions League, the reigning Italian champions committed two fouls in quick succession. The tie, which was overwhelmingly in their favor, was suddenly lost. As Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira stepped up to take…

April 13, 2021
By the numbers: Biggest storylines from the international break

Below, theScore picks out the best statistics and stories to surface during an action-packed international break. -1: Japan finished one goal shy of the biggest win in its history when it trounced Mongolia 14-0 in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier. The Samurai Blue’s record victory remains a 15-0 cruise against the Philippines in 1967. 0: Goals…

January 31, 2020
Is Canada closing the gap on the United States in men's soccer?

International soccer dud Canada could do worse than using regional foes Mexico and the United States as a yardstick for its own progression. The pair of perennial CONCACAF behemoths have earned 25 World Cup appearances and 17 confederation conquests between them, while Canada’s resume features just the lone entry in the quadrennial showpiece and a…

September 30, 2019
Real Madrid is planning a super tennis match between Nadal and Federer at the Bernabeu

Real Madrid wants to organize a major tennis match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the fantastic Santiago Bernabeu Arena. Florentino Perez would like to arrange the tennis show at the Bernabeu, and he advised club authorities he needs to have this gathering on their pitch. As indicated by Spanish media ABC, Perez intends…

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